Make Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption 4.x visible/invisible at operating system logon

  • Article ID: 109287
  • Updated: 28 May 2009


Product
Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption 4.60

Client OS

Windows 2000 Professional SP4, Windows XP SP3

Server OS

None

Question

How to make Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption 4.x visible/invisible at the operating system logon

Answer

The following five registry keys can be used to make Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption visible/invisible to the user of the computer.

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: Software\Utimaco\SGLogon
Value Name: HideLogon
Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 The Sophos Logon Dialog will be displayed
1 The Logon Dialog of the original GINA will be displayed

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: Software\Utimaco\SGLogon
Value Name: SGBegin
Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 The “Welcome” Dialog of the original GINA will be displayed
1 The Sophos “Welcome” Dialog will be displayed

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: Software\Utimaco\SGLogon
Value Name: ShowLockDialog
Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 The “Computer Locked” Dialog of the original GINA will be displayed
1 The Sophos “Computer Locked” Dialog will be displayed.

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: Software\Utimaco\SGLogon
Value Name: SGPlugin
Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 The Sophos Plug-In will not be displayed
1 The Sophos Plug-In will be displayed

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: Software\Utimaco\Sgeasy
Value Name: SgeLogoBackGnd
Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 No background bitmap is displayed
1 The Sophos background bitmap is displayed.

More information about this (SgeLogoBackGnd) registry setting can be found in the Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption manual.


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